BMC Anesthesiol 2022 May 14;22(1):144. Epub 2022 May 14.
Department of Anaesthesiology, The Third Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University, The First People's Hospital of Hefei), 390 Huaihe Road, Hefei, 230061, Anhui, China.
Background: The present study aimed to investigate whether intratracheal dexmedetomidine combined with ropivacaine reduces the severity and incidence of postoperative sore throat after tracheal intubation under general anaesthesia.
Methods: Two hundred patients with American Society of Anaesthesiologists physical status I-II who were subjected to general anaesthesia were randomly divided into four groups, namely, Group D, Group R, Group DR and Group S; these groups received intratracheal dexmedetomidine (1 µg/kg), 0.8% ropivacaine (40 mg), dexmedetomidine (1 µg/kg) combined with 0. Read More